Northern Arizona Healthcare Audiologist-Children's Health Center in Flagstaff, Arizona
The Audiologist is responsible for audiological evaluation and intervention of neonates, infants, children, adolescents and adults on an inpatient and outpatient basis. S/he participates in the management of the Audiology Department as well as CRS/CHC patient conferences (e.g. craniofacial team), specialty clinics (e.g. ENT, plastics), patient education, and as a team member in a multi-specialty interdisciplinary clinics. S/he may also supervise audiology technicians and student volunteers as they perform basic audiology services. This position will require age-appropriate knowledge and skills which address physical and developmental needs across the lifespan.
Provides appropriate supervision to supportive personnel (PTA's, techs, students) while assuming responsibility for care of patient.
Attends and actively participates in patient team conferences and family conferences.
Determines needs for follow up outpatient therapy and makes post-discharge recommendations.
Documents within EMR and charting accurately reflects a logical flow between data collected, action taken, and patients response to the action.
Plans specific measures to meet assessed learning needs and documents in patient record.
Recognizes and addresses patient, family, and appropriate others in the learning needs of the individual.
Presents information clearly and in a manner appropriate to the level of patient and family understanding.
Implements the treatment plan and evaluates and records the patient responses to the treatment sessions.
Participates in the development of individual discharge plans that are responsive to patient/family concerns.
Revises/updates plan based on assessment.
Maintains timely and accurate documentation of assessments, interventions, EMR entries, and patient responses.
Acts as a resource person to peers within the rehabilitation department, fielding questions, mentoring, or providing educational opportunities.
Acts as a resource person to other departments and community, fielding questions, mentoring, or providing educational opportunities.
Reviews patient's history and appropriate data prior to initiating evaluation.
Evaluates and treats patients without a physician order or referral as established by Board of Medical Directors Rule.
Assists patients and families in planning for discharge.
Completes charges in a timely manner and according to proper procedures.
Meets productivity goals according to departmental standards.
High School Diploma or GED- Required
Master's Degree- Required
Doctorate in Audiology- Preferred
Certification & Licensures
BLS (American Heart Association)- Required within 90 days of hire- Required
Hearing Aid Dispensing License- Required
Requisition ID: 2021-9302
Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.
Call Required: No
Experience: Minimum 1 year experience in area of specialty- Preferred
Certifications: Basic Life Support
Full Name: First Last: MEGAN NORDVEDT
Email Address: Megan.Nordvedt@nahealth.com